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Senior Penetration Tester at Moniepoint Inc. (Formerly TeamApt Inc.)

Moniepoint Inc. (Formerly TeamApt Inc.)Lagos, Nigeria Software Development
Full Time
Moniepoint is a financial technology company digitising Africa’s real economy by building a financial ecosystem for businesses, providing them with all the payment, banking, credit and business management tools they need to succeed.

We are looking for a skilled and highly motivated Senior Penetration Tester to join our Information Security team. The Senior Penetration Tester will be responsible for identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in our systems, networks, and applications to enhance the organization's security posture. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in ethical hacking, vulnerability assessment, and security testing methodologies

Key Responsibilities:

Vulnerability Assessment and Exploitation:

  • Conduct comprehensive offensive penetration testing on network infrastructure, web applications, mobile applications, and other digital assets.
  • Identify, analyze, and exploit security vulnerabilities using advanced tools and techniques.
  • Perform manual testing to complement automated tools and identify complex vulnerabilities.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Document findings in detailed, clear, and concise penetration testing reports. 
  • Provide actionable recommendations to mitigate identified vulnerabilities 
  • Communicate findings and recommendations to technical and non-technical stakeholders

Security Tools and Methodologies:

  •  Utilize a variety of penetration testing tools such as Burp Suite, Metasploit, Nessus, Nmap, and others.
  •  Develop custom scripts and tools to assist in testing efforts.
  • Stay updated on the latest security vulnerabilities, tools, and methodologies.

Collaboration and Support:

  • Work closely with the security operations, development, and IT teams to address security issues..
  • Participate in red team/blue team exercises to improve overall security posture..
  • Provide support and guidance to junior penetration testers and security analysts 

Compliance and Standards:

  • Ensure penetration testing activities comply with relevant regulations and standards such as PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, etc.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of security policies and procedures

Skills and Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Security,, Computer Engineering or related degree
  • Possesses relevant certifications such as OSCP, CEH, GPEN, or CISSP is required)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in penetration testing, ethical hacking, or a related field 
  • Proven track record of identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in diverse environments..
  • In-depth knowledge of network and application security principles.
  • Proficiency with penetration testing tools and methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of common vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques.
  • Experience with scripting and programming languages such as Python, Ruby, Bash, or PowerShell
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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